Friday, September 30, 2016

Postdoctoral project coordinator at RIT

Requisition Number 2774BR
Position Title Post Doctoral Project Coordinator
College/Division College of Science
Organization COS School of Chemistry and Materials Science
Staff Job Function Research and Grants Administration
Employment Category Fulltime
Detailed Job Description

The Post Doctoral Project Coordinator will be working on NSF Award DGE-1633275 with RIT and the American Physical Society.  The project is titled "Collaborative Research: NRT-IGE: Deploying Holistic Admissions and Critical Support Structures to Increase Diversity and Retention of US Citizens in Physics Graduate Programs."

This project will pilot targeted interventions in US graduate physics programs to increase the access to, and retention of, women and underrepresented minorities in PhD physics programs.  The project coordinator will develop workshop and training materials, conduct workshops, interact with project partners, and conduct research around diversity and inclusion in PhD physics programs.  The project coordinator will also create and administer interview protocols and surveys to understand faculty and student attitudes toward admissions and retention; analyze qualitative and quantitative data from interviews and surveys; and communicate results to others in higher education and STEM education and diversity research through published papers and conference presentations.

Required Minimum Qualifications
PhD in Physics, Physics Education Research, Higher Education Research, or related field
Ability to write formal papers and present talks at conferences
Good interpersonal communication skills
Required Minimum Education Level PhD
Preferred Qualifications

Preference is given to candidates with previous experience in or with any of the following:
In the physical science community
With qualitative research methods in education, including use of standard tools like NVivo, conducting interviews, or developing surveys
With quantitative research methods in education, including use of standard statistical software tools like SPSS, SPSS-Amos, or R

Required Application Documents Curriculum Vitae or Resume
List of References

How To Apply
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Additional Details

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